UNMAS divers clear Fallujah’s Iron Bridge


The Iraqi city of Fallujah on the Euphrates River west of Baghdad has seen repeated conflict over the years. Then came repairs to infrastructure including the city’s Iron Bridge until recently spotted, submerged improvised explosive devices – IEDs – made the work unsafe.

United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) Iraq Senior Programme Manager Pehr Lodhammar describes what happened next.

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Source: Relief Web